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The location of Fletcher Cemetery









A visit to the Fletcher Cemetery ...

The location of the Fletcher Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Fletcher Cemetery ...

The Fletcher Cemetery is located in Limestone County.

The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens. Athens lies just to the northwest of the Fletcher Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Fletcher Cemetery

Lat:   34.7159°   (34° 42' 57")

Lon:   -86.8506°   (-86° 51' 2")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Fletcher Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Fletcher Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Limestone County.

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Betts Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Bibb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Bibb Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Blackwell - Collier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21662<3>

Cambridge Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Camper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Center Star Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22054

Clift Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Fairview Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Faith Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Farley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Gamble Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Garrett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Glover Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Gooch - Dublin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Holding Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Houston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Hundley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Isom Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Madison Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Fletcher Cemetery

McClellan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Menefee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

New Haven Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Nick Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Palmer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Parker Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Peebles Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Peete Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25327

Pike Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Polly Malone Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Pryor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Quarter Lot Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Ragland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25710

Ragland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25903

Royal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Tanner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Thach Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Thatch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Fletcher Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2483946

Toney Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Vasser - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Washington Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

West Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Whitworth Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Withers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Woodsides Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Zeitler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Fletcher Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fletcher Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Madison   [Map]    
Belle Mina   [Map]     Mooresville   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Moulton Heights   [Map]    
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]     Orrville   [Map]    
Capshaw   [Map]     Priceville   [Map]    
Caro   [Map]     Rideout Village   [Map]    
Country Village   [Map]     Russell Village   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Slaughter Landing   [Map]    
Flint City   [Map]     Swancott   [Map]    
Garner   [Map]     Tanner   [Map]    
Harris Station   [Map]     Toney   [Map]    
Harvest   [Map]     Triana   [Map]    
Huntsville   [Map]     Trinity   [Map]    
Lincoln   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Fletcher Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Limestone County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Fletcher Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fletcher Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fletcher Cemetery
 
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Fletcher Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Fletcher Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Limestone County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alabama
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Limestone County
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Fletcher Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Fletcher Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118419   (Name of Record: Fletcher Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.7159239     Lon: -86.8505583   [Map]
Elev: 202         Map Name: Greenbrier

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Limestone County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Fletcher Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7159, Longitude: -86.8506     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fletcher Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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